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  • (William) Billy Waters

    Stock no: 000404

     

    Height: 8.5 Inches / 22 cm

     

    Reference; Harding, Book 1, page 307, fig 1127

     

    A very rare and fine figure of Billy Waters standing with peg leg on a stepped square base. He holds a fiddle in his left hand while wearing a plumed hat.

  • A Pastoral Pair with Rabbits

    Stock No: 000418

     

    Height: 4 Inches / 10 cm

     

    Reference: Probably unrecorded

     

    An Unusual pair of miniature ink wells with children and little rabbits.

     

     

  • A black and white seated spaniel

    Stock No: 000028

     

    Height: 7.5 inches/19.1cm

     

    Reference: Unrecorded at this size

     

    A black and white seated spaniel with a flower basket in its mouth

  • A Delightful pair of Pearlware Cows

     

     

    Stock No: 000607

     

    Height: 5 Inches / 13 cms 

     

    Reference: Probably Unrecorded

     

    A delightful and previously unrecorded pair of pearlware cows, they stand before a decorated bocage tree trunk spill vase, both on a grassy mound. The bocage is especially unique with the feature of the central branch reaching over across the cows back. A highly decorative and charming pair of figures. Attributed to the Obadiah Sherratt pottery. 

     

  • A Delightful Pearlware Chimney Sweep

    Stock No: 000567

     

    Height: 7 Inches / 18 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840, Volume 1, Page 247, Fig 29.49

     

    A good early pearlware figure of a Chimney sweep c1820. Here a young man stands with a flat cap in dirty cloths with his arms crossed as if to keep warm, wearing overcoat, baggy shirt and trousers, a bag of soot to his side and brush at his feet. This figure was first manufactured to represent winter and was adapted to portray several different subjects. Examples with marks to the base “5”, “6” or “74” have been attributed to Ralph Wood.

  • A Delightful Pearlware Kissing Couple

    Stock No: 000708

     

    Height: 5 Inches / 13 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Book 4, Page 8, Fig 138.18

     

    A delightful Pearlware figure of a couple kissing with bocage, they are both seated in an embrace, her shoe has dropped to the floor in the throes of passion. A charming and rare piece.

  • A Delightful Pearlware Milkmaid Group

    Stock No: 000561

     

    Height: 5  Inches / 13 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840, Volume 1, Page 231, Fig 28.48

     

    A good early pearlware milkmaid with cow. Well modelled, this cow was produced by the Staffordshire potters at the beginning of the 19th century.
    This piece is full of colour and charm, the cow shown here standing on a decorative base, well modelled and being milked by a seated milkmaid girl. The original bocage has been lost at some time but well hidden.

  • A Dudson pair of Hunters

    Stock No: 000684

     

    Height: 8 Inches / 20 cm

     

    Reference: Harding Second Addendum, Page 180, Fig 1935A/1935B

     

    A pair of figures of a man and woman, both standing, he wearing a cap, jacket, scarf, breeches with leggings. His gun stands on its butt between his legs and he is filling it with shot from a bag held in his hand. His dog sits to his side. She wears a brimmed plumed hat, bodice, and skirt with an apron. She holds a bird in both hands. Both figures are in mint condition with old J Howard labels to the bottom.

     

  • A Fabulous Pearlware Figure of a Mother with Child & Dog

    Stock No: 000553

     

    Height: 7.5 Inches / 19 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne, People, Passions, Pastimes, and Pleasures, Pages 83

     

    A good early pearlware figure of a lady with a child seated on a dog full of wonderful over glaze enamel colours.

    Today the sight of a child astride a dog is astonishing to see, but early nineteenth-century dogs hauled carts containing anything from merchandise to people.  In very good condition.

  • A Fabulous Pearlware Figure of a Girl Holding a Chicken

    Stock No: 000431

     

    Height: 7 Inches/17 cms

     

    A very fine pearlware figure of a rural farm girl holding a small chicken.

  • A Fabulous Pearlware Pug

    Stock No: 000573

     

    Height: 3.5 Inches / 9 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne, Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840, Vol 3, Page 122, Fig 120.55

     

    A fine early pearlware collared Pug dog, seated on a tasseled cushion base, with an unusual  use of blue and yellow overglaze enamels, set this cute Pug with it’s light brown coat perfectly. In excellent condition.

  • A Fabulous Pearlware Recumbent Hound

    Stock No: 000488

     

    Height: 4 Inches / 10 cm

     

    Reference: Myrna Schkolne Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Vol 3, Page 125, Fig 120.68

     

    An fine early pearlware collared hunting dog (probably a setter) on a green base. Possibly made by Enoch Wood.